Fixing a Distracting Background in Photoshop

Fixing a Distracting Background in Photoshop

Fixing a Distracting Background in Photoshop is an Intermediate level study on Photography, created by an expert, Chris Orwig. This study is a critical base for anyone who needs to excel in his/her Photography skills. It provides you a thorough grip on Photography, Portraits, Retouching, Photoshop, Photography, Portraits, Retouching and Photoshop.

Free Download - Fixing a Distracting Background in Photoshop
Author Chris Orwig
Publish Date 11/19/2014
Skill Intermediate
Duration 1h 23m
Topic Photography
Video Tutorials 19
Last Update N/A

Capturing your subjects at their best is vital to getting great portraits. But it’s just as important to make sure that distracting foreground or background elements don’t upstage your subject. This Portrait Project course takes you through three solutions for dealing with distracting backgrounds and foregrounds in Photoshop. Educator and photographer Chris Orwig shows how to blur out distractions from a background, use the Patch and Clone Stamp tools to clean up a foreground, and replace an ill-fitting background with a new, more pleasing one. Learn techniques for bringing focus and clarity to your portrait subjects in this course and then check out other ways to enhance your portraits, in the Portrait Project series.

Fixing a Distracting Background in Photoshop : Video Lessons

  • Welcome37s
  • Using the exercise files40s
  • Selecting the subjects and masking them out of the background7m 46s
  • Adding a Smart Filter blur effect4m 30s
  • Improving the blur edges with advanced masking4m 1s
  • Painting in more blur3m 29s
  • Making final sharpening and color adjustments6m 5s
  • Cleaning up with the Patch tool5m 56s
  • Reviewing the Patch tool settings3m 56s
  • Retouching with the Clone Stamp4m 40s
  • Dodging away shadows on the sand5m 31s
  • Improving the ocean and sand with adjustment layers5m 24s
  • Brightening the subject with curves and reviewing the final project4m 21s
  • Opening up both images in a single Photoshop document3m 19s
  • Selecting the subject from the background6m 20s
  • Using adjustment layers to create better color2m 13s
  • Adding a glow effect to the subject6m 20s
  • Retouching the face and improving the eyes4m
  • Adding curves and reviewing the final image4m 41s

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